Lucy J Robertson

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Publications

  1. doi request reprint Drying of Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts to slides abrogates use of vital dyes for viability staining
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Lab, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, Oslo 0033 Norway Electronic address
    J Microbiol Methods 96:68-9. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Impacts of globalisation on foodborne parasites
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Section for Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, PO Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Trends Parasitol 30:37-52. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Foodborne cryptosporidiosis: is there really more in Nordic countries?
    Lucy J Robertson
    Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
    Trends Parasitol 29:3-9. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of cured meat products for cryptosporidium oocysts following possible contamination during an extensive waterborne outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Section for Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    J Food Prot 75:982-8. 2012
  5. doi request reprint The zoonotic potential of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Norwegian sheep: a longitudinal investigation of 6 flocks of lambs
    L J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Postbox 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Vet Parasitol 171:140-5. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Giardiasis--why do the symptoms sometimes never stop?
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Institute of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
    Trends Parasitol 26:75-82. 2010
  7. pmc A longitudinal study on the occurrence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in dogs during their first year of life
    Inger S Hamnes
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Section of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 49:22. 2007
  8. ncbi request reprint Demographics of Giardia infections in Bergen, Norway, subsequent to a waterborne outbreak
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:189-92. 2008
  9. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Norwegian red foxes (Vulpes vulpes)
    Inger S Hamnes
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Section of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Vet Parasitol 143:347-53. 2007
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium oocysts: challenging adversaries?
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, PO Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Trends Parasitol 23:344-7. 2007

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Publications12

  1. doi request reprint Drying of Cryptosporidium oocysts and Giardia cysts to slides abrogates use of vital dyes for viability staining
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Lab, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, Oslo 0033 Norway Electronic address
    J Microbiol Methods 96:68-9. 2014
    ..Some recent studies, however, have dried samples to microscope slides prior to staining. Here we demonstrate that this approach may considerably underestimate parasite viability in the original sample. ..
  2. doi request reprint Impacts of globalisation on foodborne parasites
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Section for Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, PO Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway Electronic address
    Trends Parasitol 30:37-52. 2014
    ..It will facilitate sharing of methods and approaches, and establishment of systems and databases that enable control of parasites entering the global food chain...
  3. doi request reprint Foodborne cryptosporidiosis: is there really more in Nordic countries?
    Lucy J Robertson
    Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
    Trends Parasitol 29:3-9. 2013
    ..Although the risk of foodborne cryptosporidiosis is probably underestimated globally, we suggest that the next outbreak is no more likely to be in a Nordic country than anywhere else...
  4. doi request reprint Analysis of cured meat products for cryptosporidium oocysts following possible contamination during an extensive waterborne outbreak of Cryptosporidiosis
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Section for Microbiology, Immunology, and Parasitology, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    J Food Prot 75:982-8. 2012
    ....
  5. doi request reprint The zoonotic potential of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Norwegian sheep: a longitudinal investigation of 6 flocks of lambs
    L J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Postbox 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Vet Parasitol 171:140-5. 2010
    ..xiaoi (non-zoonotic). These results suggest that sheep in Norway are unlikely to be an important reservoir of zoonotic Giardia in Norway, but might have some public health significance with respect to Cryptosporidium...
  6. doi request reprint Giardiasis--why do the symptoms sometimes never stop?
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Institute of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
    Trends Parasitol 26:75-82. 2010
    ..We also raise further questions, looking for clues as to why giardiasis sometimes becomes an intrusive, long-term problem...
  7. pmc A longitudinal study on the occurrence of Cryptosporidium and Giardia in dogs during their first year of life
    Inger S Hamnes
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Section of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Acta Vet Scand 49:22. 2007
    ..In addition, pooled samples were collected from 43 of the litters, and from 42 of the mother bitches, when the puppies were approximately 1 and/or 2 months old...
  8. ncbi request reprint Demographics of Giardia infections in Bergen, Norway, subsequent to a waterborne outbreak
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo
    Scand J Infect Dis 40:189-92. 2008
    ..Here, the demographics of those subsequently infected are described, and young women again predominate. As secondary cases were not waterborne, this cannot be attributed to drinking habits...
  9. ncbi request reprint Occurrence of Giardia and Cryptosporidium in Norwegian red foxes (Vulpes vulpes)
    Inger S Hamnes
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Section of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, P O Box 8146 Dep, N 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Vet Parasitol 143:347-53. 2007
    ....
  10. ncbi request reprint Cryptosporidium oocysts: challenging adversaries?
    Lucy J Robertson
    Parasitology Laboratory, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, PO Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Trends Parasitol 23:344-7. 2007
    ..Why is this tough transmission stage so troublesome now? And are future environments likely to assist or hinder its apparent ubiquity? Here, we explore further the fascination and challenge engendered by this parasite transmission stage...
  11. doi request reprint Preliminary experiments on use of zebrafish as a laboratory model for Giardia duodenalis infection
    Kristoffer R Tysnes
    Parasitology Laboratory, Section of Microbiology, Immunology and Parasitology, Department of Food Safety and Infection Biology, Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, Oslo, Norway
    Acta Parasitol 57:1-6. 2012
    ..Although a single trophozoite was observed in one fish three days post-exposure, we were unable to demonstrate established, propagative infection under the conditions tested...
  12. ncbi request reprint Removal of parasitic protozoa from water using a mobile water filtration apparatus intended for field use by military or emergency personnel
    Lucy J Robertson
    Section of Parasitology, Department of Pharmacology, Microbiology and Food Hygiene, The Norwegian School of Veterinary Science, P O Box 8146 Dep, 0033 Oslo, Norway
    Mil Med 168:53-6. 2003
    ..9% (1.76-3.14 log removal) for Cryptosporidium. The Berkefeld filter TWA 3 complies with published recommendations for municipal water supply for removal of Giardia but does not always comply with such regulations for Cryptosporidium...